Ciena Healthcare Management

  • Wound Care Nurse

    Requisition ID
    2019-7864
    Category
    Nursing
    Facility Name
    St. Anthony Healthcare Center
    Shift
    Day
    Location : Location
    US-MI-Warren
  • Overview

    Join our team and work with the best in healthcare!


    Founded in 1998, Ciena Healthcare is a leading innovator and one of
    Michigan’s largest providers of skilled nursing and rehabilitation care services.

    It is our honor to serve our residents that are in need of short-term rehabilitative services as well as long-term care. Our vision is to be the industry leader by offering fresh, new perspectives and innovations and adhering to quality standards that not only exceed regulatory compliance, but achieve excellence in quality out comes for our residents.

    At Ciena, we make it our mission to provide exceptional service to our patients and residents.  We are looking for employees who are passionate about providing care or services in our Centers.

     

    Responsibilities

    The Wound Care Nurse will provide primary skin care to residents under the medical direction and supervision of the residents’ attending physicians, the Director of Nursing, or the Medical Director of the facility, with an emphasis on treatment and therapy of skin disorders.   This position will also assist in modifying the treatment regimen to meet the physical and psychosocial needs of the resident, in accordance with established medical practices and the requirements of this state and the policies and goals of this facility.

    •   Confers with the Director of Nursing and/or other licensed nursing personnel regarding dermatologic disorders of residents in the facility.
    • Identifies, manages and treats specific skin disorders, pressure ulcers, and primary and secondary lesions, and any skin issues directed to by Director of Nursing.Consults with the IDT concerning assessment evaluations and assist in planning and developing the skin care treatment to be performed for the resident.
    • Initiates requests for consultations or referrals. Responds to requests from the resident, physician and nursing staff.
    • Implements and maintains established policies and procedures relative to skin care treatments and interprets these as required, to the physician and responsible party.
    • Provides, within established protocols and under the supervision of the physician, treatment for skin disorders as ordered by the physician.
    • Ensures that residents with decubitus ulcers, vascular ulcers, and various other skin conditions receive appropriate treatment and/ or prophylactic treatment such as daily inspection, turning and activity, nourishment and incontinence care.
    • Gives direct physical and psychological nursing care in emergencies, as well as in the presence of illness or disability in order to maintain life, provide comfort, reduce stress and enhance the resident’s ability to cope.

    Qualifications

    Education and/or Experience:

    • At least two years experience working in wound care preferred.

     Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

    • Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse with required state Licensure.
    • CPR certified

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